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PUBLIC MARKS from decembre with tags customiser & lifehacker

October 2008

Customize Your Own Portable Firefox Six Pack

Firefox user Asian Angel loves Portable Firefox for projects like creating a Google Chrome clone, but you can also use it to run multiple, sandboxed instances of the browser at the same time. What's the point? Well, it lets you log into multiple accounts at the same service (like Gmail) in different windows, and run certain extensions and styles in one browser instance but not another. You already know how to create multiple Firefox profiles and even run them simultaneously, but using Portable Firefox you can easily back up your customized installations and run them anywhere. Reader Asian Angel explains how she assembled a colorful "Firefox six pack" using the portable app.

July 2008

Screenshot Tour: Mozilla Weave Synchronizes Your Browsing Experience

Weave can match up your Firefox 3 settings, cookies, browsing history, and even tabs between browsers, with experimental support for passwords and form data—in other words, just about everything except extensions, themes, and plug-ins.

Featured Firefox Extension: CyberSearch Integrates Search Results with Your AwesomeBar

The CyberSearch Firefox extension transforms Firefox 3's AwesomeBar into a dynamic search box capable of returning results from popular sites like Wikipedia, Google, and more. The extension is fully customizable

September 2007

Bookmarking: Custom Google Search Your Del.icio.us Bookmarks with deliGoo - Lifehacker

Search the contents of every web page you've ever bookmarked with del.icio.us using a dynamically built Google Custom Search engine from deliGoo. Just point your browser to the deliGoo homepage